Features

Edinburgh 2009: Our Top Picks for the Fringe & EIF
By Editorial Staff
The Edinburgh Festivals are back and they're (just about) bigger than ever. We may be in the midst of a global financial crisis, but that hasn't stopped the mighty cavalcade of actors, writers, dire
Romeo and Juliet (Wadham College, Oxford)
Oxford Shakespeare Company have made a good name for themselves with their small-scale, innovative productions of classic plays. This year they - with the help of director Guy Retallack - are ...
Best Pals with Bryn Terfel
By Editorial Staff
When Bryn Terfel appears as Scarpia in Tosca later this week, it will be his first performance as the evil Chief of Police in Puccini’s opera since the Royal Opera’s production open
Caroline Clegg on..... Outdoor theatre, Manchester and Shakespeare
By Editorial Staff
The epic flair of Caroline Clegg, Artistic Director of Feelgood Theatre, was evident early on: inaugural production Our Girls - staged during the City of Drama at Barton Aerodrome – had the cast
Tune In: Theatre CDs & DVDs Round-up - Jul 2009
By Catherine Surowiec Theatergoer Reporter
Welcome back to our new monthly feature reviewing the latest theatre-related CDs and DVDs! This month’s Editor’s Pick is the eagerly-awaited new Sondheim musical, Road Show. And to
Best of This Week's Theatre Blogs - 3 Jul 2009
By Corinne Furness Theatergoer Reporter
Every week our theatregoer reporter Corinne Furness trawls the web to find some of the best gems from the myriad theatre-related blogs and condense them into one easy-to-read “Best of the Blogs&...
Best of This Week’s Theatre Blogs - 26 Jun 2009
By Editorial Staff
Welcome to another new regular feature on Whatsonstage.com. Every week our theatregoer reporter Corinne Furness trawls the web to find some of the best gems from the myriad theatre-related blogs a
Mark Babych on... leaving The Octagon
By Editorial Staff
After 10 years, the current artistic director of the Bolton Octagon Theatre, Mark Babych departs at the end of the month.During his time he has taken the building from a period of commercial and ...
Craig Hepworth on re-imagining M
Craig Hepworth, Adele Stanhope and Karl Burge run Vertigo Theatre Productions, based in Manchester. They have staged successful productions of Bert V.Royal's Dog Sees God, a stage adaptation of the ...
Worth a Read: Theatre Books Round-up - Jun 2009
By Laura Silverman Theatergoer Reporter
Whatsonstage.com is excited to introduce its newest monthly feature, a round-up of reviews of the best recent theatre books, featuring everything from actor memoirs and director handbooks to essays, ...